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Chapter 5.4, Problem 2ES
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Map Coloring A fictional map of the countries of a continent is given. Represent the map by a graph and find a coloring of the graph that uses the fewest possible number of colors. Then color the map according to the graph coloring you found.

Chapter 5.4, Problem 2ES, Map Coloring A fictional map of the countries of a continent is given. Represent the map by a graph

To determine

The fewest possible number of colours to colour the map using graph colouring.

Explanation of Solution

Given information:

A fictional map of the countries of the continent is

Name the given graph as follows:

The neighbouring countries for each country are:

  • A: A
  • B: A, C, D, E, F
  • C: B, D, G, E
  • D: B, C, G
  • E: B, C, G, F, H
  • F: B, E, H
  • G: D, C, E, H
  • H: E, F, G

The graph is given by

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